Attorney General Brown confirms Maryland’s receipt of nearly $24 million in 2023 payments from distributors and Johnson & Johnson opioids settlements

BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced that the State of Maryland and its subdivisions recently received nearly $24 million as the 2023 installments of payments due under consent judgments that the Office of the Attorney General entered into last year with the three largest pharmaceutical distributors in the United States – McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen […]

Attorney General Frosh announces over $60 million in 2022 payments from opioid settlements

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced that all counties and municipalities participating in settlements with the former opioids manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, and opioid distributors, McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen will begin receiving their first payments in the coming weeks. Under the settlement agreements and a State-Subdivision Agreement Attorney General Frosh reached with Maryland’s 58 participating […]

Attorney General Frosh announces $26 billion opioid settlement, Maryland to receive $395 million

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday announced the confirmation of a $26 billion opioid settlement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and opioids manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Following successful state sign-on and subdivision sign-on periods, the defendants will start releasing funds to a national settlement administrator on April 2, 2022. […]

Attorney General Frosh announces multibillion dollar settlement with opioid distributors, Johnson & Johnson

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced that Maryland will participate in two multistate settlements with the three largest distributors of opioid medications and Johnson & Johnson. Maryland will join 41 other states, five territories, and the District of Columbia in the settlements. The Distributors’ settlement will resolve allegations that McKesson, AmeriSourceBergen, and Cardinal Health failed for […]